Hideo Yokoyama

Hideo Yokoyama


Born
in Tokyo, Japan
January 17, 1957


Hideo Yokoyama (横山 秀夫) worked as an investigative reporter with a regional newspaper north of Tokyo for 12 years before striking out on his own as a fiction writer. He made his literary debut in 1998 when his collection of police stories Kage no kisetsu (Season of Shadows) won the Matsumoto Seicho Prize; the volume was also short-listed for the Naoki Prize. In 2000 his story Doki (Motive) was awarded the Mystery Writers of Japan Award for Short Stories. His 2002 novel Han'ochi (Half Solved) earned a Konomys No. 1 and gained him a place among Japan's best-selling authors. He repeated his Konomys No. 1 ranking in 2013 with 64 Rokuyon (64), his first novel in seven years. Other prominent works include his 2003 Kuraimazu hai (Climber's High), c ...more

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半落ち [Han'ochi]

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ルパンの消息 [Rupan No Shōsoku]

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64(ロクヨン)(上)

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動機 [Dōki]

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震度0 [Shindo 0]

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真相 [Shinsō]

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